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The Future of Spatial Data and Society: Summary of a Workshop APPENDIX C WORKSHOP AGENDA THE FUTURE OF SPATIAL DATA AND SOCIETY MAPPING SCIENCE COMMITTEE FEDERAL GEOGRAPHIC DATA COMMITTEE WORKSHOP April 24-25, 1996 Agenda Workshop Objectives Identify forces affecting the future of spatial data Discuss and anticipate possible futures for the collection, dissemination, and use of spatial data Identify implications of the anticipated futures from local, regional, national, and other stakeholder perspectives Identify cautions, suggestions, and directions to the spatial data community based on the identified futures Wednesday, April 24, 1996 7:45 a.m. Continental breakfast 8:30 Welcome, introductions, and agenda review 8:45 Plenary presentations; questions and answers John B. Evans Michael R. Curry 10:30 BREAK 10:45 Panel Presentation; questions and answers Nancy von Meyer (Moderator) John D. Bossler, Xavier R. Lopez, Bernard J. Niemann
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The Future of Spatial Data and Society: Summary of a Workshop 11:45 LUNCH 12:45 p.m. What societal forces will affect the need for collection and use of spatial data? (Exercise in small groups) 1:45 Plenary review of small-group results 2:15 BREAK 2:30 What does the future hold? (Small-group discussions to identify anticipated changes) 4:10 Plenary review and discussion of small-group visioning results 4:35 Plenary discussion with Mark Schaeffer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior 5:00 RECEPTION/DINNER Reception and dinner provided by Intergraph Corp., Rand-McNally & Co., and ETAK Thursday, April 25, 1996 8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast 8:30 Welcome and agenda review 8:45 What are the key questions raised by the identified future(s)? (Full-group identification and discussion) 9:45 What are the implications of the identified future(s) for stakeholders in spatial data and for society as a whole? (Small-group identification and discussion) 10:30 BREAK 10:45 Plenary review of small-group results
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The Future of Spatial Data and Society: Summary of a Workshop 11:30 What issues should we as a community be addressing? (Small-group discussion and exercise) 12:30 p.m. LUNCH 1:30 Full-group review of "questions to be answered" 2:00 Generation of cautions, suggestions, and statements to the field 2:30 BREAK 2:45 Continuation of cautions, suggestions, and statements 3:15 Next steps • Plenary discussion of what will or should happen with the product of the workshop • Reflections on the process 4:00 ADJOURN
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